Publisher: The Modern Language Association of America (January 1, 2014)
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as soon as in simple terms a footnote in recovery and eighteenth-century stories and barely taught, Oroonoko; or, The Royal Slave (1688), by means of Aphra Behn, is now crucial examining for students and a school room favourite. it seems that in most cases surveys and in classes on early glossy British writers, postcolonial literature, American literature, women’s literature, drama, the slave narrative, and autobiography.Part 1 of this quantity, “Materials,” offers not just assets for the instructor of Oroonoko but in addition a short chronology of Behn’s lifestyles and paintings. partly 2, “Approaches,” essays provide a range of views acceptable to a textual content that demanding situations pupil assumptions and comprises now not one tale yet many: Oroonoko as a romance, as a shuttle account, as a heroic tragedy, as a window to seventeenth-century representations of race, as a mirrored image of Tory-Whig clash for the time of Charles II.